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Past Events: Explore the Arts

  • Master Class: Limón Dance Company

    Sat., Jan. 17, 2009, 11:00 AM
    2008-2009 Season
    This participatory class for adults (sorry, no observers allowed) is led by company members from the Limón Dance Company.

  • Ballet 360: The Great Ballets: Swan Lake

    Sun., Jan. 11, 2009, 2:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Back by popular demand! Performance Plus™ continues its in-depth look at ballet with some of the form's iconic works. Dance critic Alexandra Tomalonis uses video of Swan Lake.

  • The Kennedy Center Master Class: Merce Cunningham Dance Company

    Sat., Dec. 13, 2008, 11:00 AM
    2008-2009 Season
    This participatory class for adults (sorry, no observers allowed) is led by company members from the Merce Cunningham Dance Company.

  • The Kennedy Center Master Class: Martha Graham Dance Company

    Mon., Dec. 8, 2008, 7:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    This participatory class for adults (sorry, no observers allowed) is led by company members from the Martha Graham Dance Company.

  • The Kennedy Center Open Rehearsal: San Francisco Ballet

    Tue., Nov. 25, 2008, 1:30 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Join dance scholars for an insider's look at San Francisco Ballet as the dancers prepare onstage for performances of Giselle and a mixed repertory program.

  • The Kennedy Center Duke Ellington's Washington: Film & Discussion

    Sun., Nov. 23, 2008, 4:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    View a screening of Hedrick Smith's historical documentary, a dynamic blend of the music and pictures that illuminate both young Duke Ellington and the hometown that nurtured him. A discussion with members of DC's jazz community follows.

  • The Kennedy Center Living Jazz in DC, with Dr. Billy Taylor & Frank Wess

    Sat., Nov. 22, 2008, 4:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Join jazz luminaries Dr. Billy Taylor and Frank Wess as they share memories of growing up in the nation's capital, their musical coming of age, and the people and places that are indelibly linked to the world of jazz.

  • The Kennedy Center Cancelled: Theater Look-in: Frost/Nixon

    Wed., Nov. 19, 2008, 5:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Join company members from Frost/Nixon for an insider's look, complete with lively discussions and opportunities to ask questions of the artists!

  • Ballet 360: The Great Ballets: The Nutcracker

    Sun., Nov. 16, 2008, 2:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Back by popular demand! Performance Plus™ continues its in-depth look at ballet with some of the form's iconic works. Dance critic Alexandra Tomalonis uses video of The Nutcracker.

  • The Kennedy Center Cancelled: Beyond the Baton with conductor Michael Christie

    Sat., Nov. 15, 2008, 6:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Before guest conductor Michael Christie's NSO concert on Nov. 15, learn about his NSO debut program that features works by Stravinsky and Bernstein and get his perspective on great music.

  • The Kennedy Center What to Listen for in Shostakovich, with Yvonne Caruthers

    Sun., Nov. 2, 2008, 4:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    To introduce you to Shostakovich's masterful string quartets, Nos. 9 through 15, and place them in context alongside the composer's other works, NSO cellist Yvonne Caruthers presents a musical-visual lecture.

  • The Kennedy Center 13th Annual Multicultural Children's Book Festival

    Sat., Nov. 1, 2008, 12:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Celebrate Family Literacy Day and bring the entire family to meet your favorite authors, listen to celebrity book readings, and enjoy performances, participatory workshops, illustration demonstrations, and more.

  • The Kennedy Center Cancelled: Master Class: Shen Wei Dance Arts

    Tue., Oct. 28, 2008, 7:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    This participatory class for adults (sorry, no observers allowed) is led by company members from Shen Wei Dance Arts.

  • The Kennedy Center What to Listen for in Wagner, with Saul Lilienstein

    Mon., Oct. 27, 2008, 7:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Popular music lecturer and Wagner Society awardee Saul Lilienstein presents an in-depth look at Richard Wagner.

  • Ballet 360: The Great Ballets: Giselle

    Sun., Oct. 19, 2008, 2:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Back by popular demand! Performance Plus™ continues its in-depth look at ballet with some of the form's iconic works. Dance critic Alexandra Tomalonis uses video of Giselle.

  • The Kennedy Center Open Rehearsal: The Suzanne Farrell Ballet

    Fri., Oct. 10, 2008, 2:30 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Join dance scholars for an insider's look at The Suzanne Farrell Ballet as the dancers prepare onstage for performances of two all-Balanchine programs.

  • The Kennedy Center Broadway Up Close and Personal: A Tribute to Cy Coleman

    Tue., Oct. 7, 2008, 7:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Join Tony Award–winning lyricist David Zippel, ASCAP's Michael A. Kerker, and special guest artists for an evening of songs and stories celebrating the life and creativity of the late composer Cy Coleman.

  • The Kennedy Center Ballet: The Body in Motion

    Sun., Oct. 5, 2008, 4:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    Ballet meets science and technology in this video demonstration and panel discussion featuring high-definition, slow-motion video of dancers.

  • The Kennedy Center Exploring Ballet with Suzanne Farrell FOR ADULTS!

    Sun., Oct. 5, 2008, 1:00 PM
    2008-2009 Season
    From pliés to pirouettes, discover how it feels to dance as Suzanne Farrell leads this unique and inspirational movement class for non-dancers.

  • The Kennedy Center Behind the Scenes: Mermaids, Monsters, and the World Painted Purple

    Sep. 20 - Oct. 4, 2008
    2008-2009 Season
    Get the inside scoop on how a theater production comes together, from start to finish, by following the creation of a new original production for young people.

  • The Kennedy Center Behind the Scenes: Mermaids, Monsters, and the World Painted Purple

    Sep. 20 - Oct. 4, 2008
    2008-2009 Season
    Get the inside scoop on how a theater production comes together, from start to finish, by following the creation of a new original production for young people.

  • The Kennedy Center Behind the Scenes: Mermaids, Monsters, and the World Painted Purple

    Sep. 20 - Oct. 4, 2008
    2008-2009 Season
    Get the inside scoop on how a theater production comes together, from start to finish, by following the creation of a new original production for young people.

  • Roadhouse

    Sep. 8 - 29, 2008
    2008-2009 Season
    Performance Plus™ and Millennium Stage present four evenings highlighting different American social dances.

  • Dancing Under the Stars

    Aug. 30 - Sep. 27, 2008
    2008-2009 Season
    Enjoy live music and dancing under the stars when some of the finest local dance orchestras take to the South Plaza Stage: Eric Felten (8/30); Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band (9/6); the Godfather of Go-Go, Chuck Brown (9/13); salsa powerhouse Bio Ritmo (9/27).

  • The Kennedy Center Theater Lunchtime Look-In: Disney's The Lion King

    Wed., Jul. 9, 2008, 12:00 PM
    2007-2008 Season
    Bring a lunch, take a seat, and join cast members from Disney's The Lion King for an insider's look, complete with a lively discussion and the opportunity to ask questions of the artists!

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